An Open Letter to My Family

Dear Family, Let's clear up a few lingering misconceptions. I do not say "No" all the time. I think you'll find that if you take into account the number of questions fired at me on a daily basis the percentage of questions answered with 'no' is actually quite small. In fact, my life would be immeasurably easier if... Continue Reading →

The Story of Our Son

I never doubted motherhood, though for a time motherhood doubted me. I never dreamed that getting pregnant--that most basic of human functions--would be difficult. In fact, I spent most of my twenties making sure I didn't get pregnant. It ended up happening anyway...twice. Which is why when my husband and I finally reached the same... Continue Reading →

By the Seat of Our Pants

The other morning I went out for coffee (hold the Danish) with a group of moms.  Moms who, despite being under caffeinated, managed to successfully ditch---sorry, deliver--their children at school.  Who managed to untangle Rapunzel knots and supervise the brushing of half-grown in teeth, pack snacks and lunches and water, remember homework binders and permission... Continue Reading →

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